Caregiver and elderly woman on a bench

SVCOA Cares

The mission of the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) is to be a community force in creating and sustaining opportunities for elders and caregivers in our region to help assure that elders are able to maintain maximum independence and quality of life.

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“I feel the key ingredient to attaining a successful outcome is letting the client know they are in control and we are only here to help. Our goal is to set them up with the support services they need to remain home, happy, and as independent as possible.”

- Bridget Free, Bennington Data & Administrative Assistant

"When I returned home from the hospital, I wasn’t able to prepare meals. My Case Manager arranged for meals to be delivered to my home until I could manage for myself."

- Anne Nonymous

SVCOA News & Events

SVCOA is offering another free session of the popular virtual "Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less" class beginning on February 7. Registration deadline is February 1 - sign up today!

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging today announced its schedule of free, virtual Medicare informational sessions to be held throughout 2022.

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) has named Laurie Knauer of Castleton Community Seniors its Community Partner of the Year for 2021.

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